Far Hills, NJ - Members of sharingVillage Survivor Groups' Driving for Surviving Program will be performing a driving demonstration on Saturday, August 14, at the Collecting Gaits Farm/USEF Festival of Champions and World Equestrian Games Selection Trials at the USET Foundation Headquarters in Gladstone, New Jersey.
The demonstration, which will take place during the lunch break, will feature approximately 10-12 children ages 7-18, driving a miniature horse or pony. The children will be performing the demonstrations in pairs, with older participants serving as mentors to the younger drivers, with coaching during the demonstration.
"We are thrilled to be performing a demonstration at the Collecting Gaits Farm/USEF Festival of Champions and World Equestrian Games Selection Trials. To be included in an event of this caliber is a huge honor," said Shelley Zlotkin of sharingVillage Survivor Groups. "This demonstration is a great way to show the equestrian community how important and beneficial the Driving for Surviving Program is to these young survivors."
sharingVillage Survivor Groups'is a 501c3 not-for-profit New Jersey corporation dedicated to helping child and adult survivors of life threatening illness and their families by providing the tools needed to understand and cope with the challenges of living with illness. Driving for Surviving is a program designed for children who have been diagnosed with cancer or other life threatening illness. All services are provided free of charge.